The EU’s post-2020 budget: guidelines for investing in Europe’s future

According to this position paper, the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) constitutes the European Union’s crucial financial instrument, not only for the budgetary discipline but also for investing into ground-breaking projects.
Before the new MFF begins in 2021, the European Union must seize the opportunity to purposefully set the monetary course for sustainable development, effective climate protection and substantial nature
conservation in a future-oriented way. On the one hand, the MFF must be oriented towards the interests of the people in the EU global South and, on the other hand, towards our planet’s limits. The MFF must particularly deliver on the EU’s international commitments under the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development, conservation of biodiversity and combating climate change.

This position paper was coordinated by the German League for Nature and Environment (DNR).